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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

02/15/2019

Wider Spreads Curtail CLO Refinancings

The refinancing trade for collateralized loan obligations has dried up.

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02/08/2019

Risk-Transfer Market Balks at Refinancings

Changes to the terms of risk-transfer securities issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac threaten to further roil a market that saw bond values plummet in the...

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02/01/2019

Rebound Forecast in Card-Bond Issuance

Industry professionals predict issuance of U.S. credit-card bonds will increase this year, with American Express, Bank of America and Citigroup poised to...

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01/25/2019

REITs Shy Away From Risk-Transfer Bets

Mortgage REITs have largely stopped buying risk-transfer securities from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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01/18/2019

New Team Leads Mayer's Securitization Unit

Jon Van Gorp has stepped down as co-head of Mayer Brown’s securitization practice.

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01/11/2019

Buy-Side Team Breaking With Credit Suisse

The managers of a $2.5 billion hedge fund are spinning off from Credit Suisse Asset Management.

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12/21/2018

Aircraft Lessor Developing Issuance Program

Airborne Capital plans to tap the asset-backed bond market to fund a joint venture that leases jets to airlines.

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12/14/2018

STS Labels Suddenly Imminent in Europe

Designations for “simple, transparent and standardized” securitizations in Europe could be around the corner.

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12/07/2018

Downgrade Threat Spooks CLO Professionals

Buyers and issuers of collateralized loan obligations are expressing increasing nervousness about the possibility of downgrades within the deals’...

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11/30/2018

Hunt Staffers Turn Down Positions at Brean

A large number of Hunt Financial Securities’ employees won’t move to Brean Capital.

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11/16/2018

Freddie Alum Targets Distressed Mortgages

A mortgage-market veteran who most recently oversaw Freddie Mac’s holdings of distressed home loans and pre-credit-crisis mortgage bonds has opened...

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11/09/2018

Angel Oak Seeks Capital for MBS Vehicle

Angel Oak Capital is marketing a fund that would buy slices of its own mortgage securitizations — a sure sign the lender plans to ramp up...

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